Crochet Santa Claus

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Crochet Santa Claus is coming to town! He is the centerpiece to my Christmas Wreath and I decided that he needed his own blog post so I could tell you exactly how to make this jolly old fellow :)

Materials:
– Bernat Super Value Yarn in Berry (red), Natural, Black, Winter White, and a tiny bit of Bright Yellow. Shop all colors at Yarnspirations.com!
– Size H Crochet Hook
– Small Safety eyes
– Tapestry needle
– Polyfil Fiber Stuffing

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Belly:

With red
Magic ring, chain 1 and make 10 SC in ring, continue to crochet in rounds
Round 2: 2 SC in each stitch around (20 SC)
Round 3: 2 SC in first stitch, SC in next, repeat around (30 SC)
Round 4-7: SC in each stitch around (30 SC)
Change to black
Round 8-9: SC in each stitch around (30 SC)
Change to red
Round 10-13: SC in each stitch around (30 SC)
Be sure to stuff with fiberfill BEFORE closing!
Round 14: SC Decrease, SC in next, repeat around (20 SC)
Round 15: SC in each stitch around (20 SC)
Round 16: SC decrease, SC in next, around until top starts to close… SC Decrease until completely shut.
Fasten off and weave in endsCHECK OUT HOW I CLOSE THE TOP OF MY AMIGURUMI PIECES! You can view the video HERE on my INSTAGRAM page or HERE on my FACEBOOK page.

Stitch on a belt buckle square with bright yellow yarn.

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Arms (make 2):
With natural yarn
Magic ring, chain 1 and make 5 SC in ring, continue to SC in rounds
Round 2-4: 2 SC in each stitch around (10 SC)
change to white
Round 5-6: SC in each stitch around (10 SC)
Change to red
Round 7-10: SC in each stitch around
Round 8: SC Decrease, SC in next 3, repeat around (8 SC)
Round 9: SC in each stitch around (8 SC)
Round 10: 2 SC in first, SC in next 2, repeat around,
Fasten off, stuff, sew shut and sew onto body.

Legs (make 2):
With black yarn
Magic ring, chain 1 and make 5 SC in ring, continue to SC in rounds
Round 2-6: 2 SC in each stitch around (10 SC)
change to red
Round 5-6: SC in each stitch around (10 SC)
Change to red
Round 7-10: SC in each stitch around
Round 8: SC Decrease, SC in next 3, repeat around (8 SC)
Round 9-12: SC in each stitch around (8 SC)
Fasten off, stuff, sew shut and sew onto body.

Head:
with natural (beige) color
Magic ring, ch 1 and make 10 SC in ring, continue to crochet in rounds
Round 2: 2 SC in each stitch around (20 SC)
Round 3: 2 SC in first stitch, SC in next, repeat around (30 SC)
Round 4-8: SC in each stitch around (30 SC)
At this point add on safety eyes and stitch on nose.
Round 9: SC Decrease, SC in next, repeat around (20 SC)
Round 10: SC in each stitch around (20 SC)
Start stuffing with poly-fil
Round 11: SC Decrease, SC around until top starts to close… SC Decrease until completely shut. Weave loose end through the middle of head and down through bottom. You will use this to sew the head to the body.

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Add beard (and mustache) by looping white yarn around the SC stitches. Use the same technique I used in my Unicorn Hat. Use a wire brush to lightly brush out beard when done. Trim! Don’t forget to add a little bit of red yarn for the mouth!

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Santa Hat:
with red yarn
Magic ring, chain 1 and make 4 SC in ring, join to first SC, chain 1
Round 2-4: SC in each stitch around, join, chain 1 (4 SC)
Round 5: 2 SC in first, SC in next, repeat around, join, chain 1
Round 6-7: SC in each stitch around, join, chain 1 (6 SC)
Round 8: 2 SC in first, SC in next 2, repeat around, join, chain 1
Round 9-10: SC in each stitch around, join, chain 1 (8 SC)
Round 11: 2 SC in first, SC in next 3, repeat around, join, chain 1
Round 12: SC in each stitch around, join, chain 1 (10 SC)
Round 13: 2 SC in first, SC in next 4, join, chain 1
Round 14: SC in each stitch around, join, chain 1 (12 SC)
Round 15: 2 SC in each stitch around, join, chain 1 (24 SC)
Round 16-17: SC in each stitch around, join, chain 1 (24 SC)
Round 18: 2 SC in first, SC in next, repeat around, join, chain 1 (36 SC)
change to white yarn
Round 19: SC in each stitch around, join, chain 1 (36 SC)
Round 20: SC decrease, SC in next two, repeat around, join, fasten off and weave in ends!

Sew hat tail down so it’s not sticking up. Add a tiny pom pom to the end!

Sew all limbs and parts together! The had can sit on top of his head. I didn’t stitch it on.

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HO HO HO! Merry Christmas!

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  1. Claire Brose says

    Magnifique.!! Merci pour ces beaux modeles tres originaux
    et tres bien réalises
    Claire BROSE
    Avez vous des modeles en Francais? Le Père Noel est
    Super

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